Can I help with Maryland Workers’ Comp?

I often get questions from Pennsylvania residents that get hurt in Maryland whether they need to find a firm in Maryland to handle their workers' compensation case in Maryland.  The answer to the question is NO.   Several of Mooney Law's Pennsylvania office locations, specifically Chambersburg, Waynesboro, Gettysburg, Hanover, and York, are close to the Pennsylvania and Maryland border.  Often times, Pennsylvania residents live in Pennsylvania but work in Maryland and get hurt at work in Maryland.  If you work in…

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Amazon Under Fire for Work Injuries

Amazon has come under recent fire for significant amount of work-related injuries, which may are significant injuries. In Central Pennsylvania, Amazon has a deep footprint, including in Carlisle, Chambersburg, Lewisberry, and Harrisburg. I have represented many Amazon clients over the years, including distribution center workers and more recently delivery drivers. Amazon has gone through hiring spurts all over Central Pennsylvania, due to the ever increasing popularity of online retail delivery purchases. Injuries have increased due to the volume of business…

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Five Common Work Injuries in Central Pennsylvania

We are seeing more common work injuries in our area due to the type of economic growth happening in our area.  Central Pennsylvania has witnessed a boom in warehouse and distribution center development.  You can see the growth along Interstate 81 in Greencastle, Chambersburg, Shippensburg, Newville, and Carlisle.  With that development comes labor intensive jobs and ultimately an increase in work-related injuries. First, let me say this.  Whether you work for the actual distribution center or through a temporary agency…

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Chambersburg injured worker received $110,000 for hand injury at work

A Chambersburg injured worker recently received a settlement of $110,000 for a hand injury. Her injury was sustained while working at a manufacturer in Chambersburg. I was able to secure the settlement after winning her wage loss benefits. I had an injured worker who worked for a Chambersburg manufacturer. She suffered a severe hand injury when her hand got caught in a machine. Essentially, the machine guard did not function properly. My client underwent three surgeries, but eventually recovered and…

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Work Injury Lawyer Near Me in Chambersburg and Carlisle areas: Mooney Law

What work injury lawyer is near you in Chambersburg and Carlisle? Answer is simple. Mooney Law! Mooney Law has offices in downtown Chambersburg and Carlisle to make it convenient for our clients in the Chambersburg and Carlisle areas. Live half way between Chambersburg and Carlisle? We have you covered. We also have an office in downtown Shippensburg too. The purpose of this post is to let our Chambersburg and Carlisle clients know they can meet with me, a local attorney…

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Chambersburg area booming with new jobs

The economic boom in the Chambersburg area is continuing.  According to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, the Franklin County area has seen double the amount of job growth as the rest of Pennsylvania.  Local jobs grew 2.3 percent during the past year, compared to 1.2 percent across the state, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.The main drivers of local job growth have been professional and business services (up 300 jobs from July 2017 to July…

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Forklift accidents can cause serious injuries for warehouse workers in Central Pennsylvania

Forklift accidents can certainly cause serious injuries for people working in warehouses throughout Central Pennsylvania.  Looking up and down Interstate 81 from Greencastle to Chambersburg to Carlisle and north, warehouses and distribution centers blanket the landscape.  They produce jobs, which is a big reason that Central Pennsylvania can boast a low unemployment rate.  The growth of warehousing along Interstate 81 continues.   However,  warehouses also bring more work injuries to a community.  You can read about common warehouse injuries right…

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Chambersburg Workers Compensation Lawyer

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Attorney Mark Buterbaugh is a Chambersburg Workers Compensation Lawyer. FREE CONSULTATIONS for workers compensation for Chambersburg injured workers. Attorney Mark Buterbaugh, selected as a Super Lawyer and a Rising Star in Pennsylvania by the national magazine Super Lawyers, is also a Managing Partner at Mooney Law.  Mooney Law vigorously represents injured workers in Chambersburg.  He has a full workers compensation practice that includes litigation and obtaining fair lump sum settlement for Chambersburg injured workers, but only if it is in…

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Warehouse growth expected to continue growing in Chambersburg, Shippensburg, and Carlisle

Growth in warehouse development and subsequent jobs that follow are expected to continue to grow in the Chambersburg, Shippensburg, and Carlisle areas of South Central Pennsylvania, in 2018.   It is kind of obvious given the continued development underway. Looking at Shippensburg, you can see warehouse development currently underway off Interstate 81 Exit 24.  There is expected to be an additional warehouse to be built after the one behind the new Sheetz Store is completed.  The warehouses being developed off Exit…

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Understaffing at Pennsylvania Nursing Homes cause work injuries

We have seen the various reports from time to time on the overall impact of understaffing at Pennsylvania Nursing Homes.  In this report of 18 of Pennsylvania's most understaffed nursing care facilities, ten of the eighteen are owned and operated by Manor Care, and three of the 18 are right here in the mid-state, in Chambersburg, Carlisle, and New Bloomfield in Perry County.  These reports generally focus around the sub-standard care is causes to the patients who reside or are being cared…

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